Summer 2011, Vol. 29, No. 2

Summer 2011

Mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s beginnings by exploring the massive wartime growth of the pharmacology industry. Jump forward a few decades to rapidly urbanizing New York, all the pollution that came with it, and the chemist assigned to find the culprits. Reflect on the controversial status of fluoride in the United States, meet Marie Curie, and learn the real value of silverware.